Mogwai

Features

Why Scotland Has a Reputation for Making Potent, Political Pop

This summer, a major exhibition and the annual Edinburgh International Festival has said as much – but how much truth is there to that idea?
Assa Samaké-Roman
8.28.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 4 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from LCD Soundsystem, Mogwai, and Chief Keef top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
9.2.17
primavera sound 2017

Primavera Kept the Magic of the Secret Show Alive

Done right, news of surprise sets catches like wildfire that can melt even the most cynical heart.
Lauren O'Neill
6.8.17
Holy Shit

Mogwai Return with “Coolverine,” Announce New Album ‘Every Country’s Sun’

The band's ninth LP is out September 1.
Alex Robert Ross
5.14.17
thump exclusive premieres

Watch Minor Victories' Pensive New Video for "Give Up The Ghost"

Their full-length Orchestral Variations is out November 25.
Meilyn Huq
11.16.16
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Xander Harris' New Single Explores the Disco's Darker Corners

"Buckle Bunny" comes in advance of his new LP 'California Chrome,' out September 23 on Rock Action.
Colin Joyce
7.20.16
Interviews

Minor Victories Are Not a Supergroup, Just a Great Band

Made up of members from Slowdive, Mogwai, and Editors, Minor Victories create rock that makes you feel as if you're starring in a vast, emotional epic. We talked to Slowdive's Rachel Cromwell.
Cam Lindsay
6.6.16
Interviews

Korean Experimental Post-Rock Trio Jambinai Makes New Music with an Old Soul

The Seoul quintet blends Korean traditional music with noise, experimental rock, metal and hardcore—and loves Black Sabbath.
Beverly Bryan
5.18.16
Interviews

How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb: Mogwai Creates the Soundtrack to Hiroshima

Multi-instrumentalist Barry Burns talks about scoring the new atom bomb documentary 'Atomic: Living in Dread and Promise.'
Jonah Bayer
5.5.16
Premieres

No Cats Were Harmed in the Making of Minor Victories' Video for “Scattered Ashes (Song for Richard)”

This indie supergroup which includes members of Slowdive, Editors, and Mogwai, throw in someone from The Twilight Sad on this track too. Plus: cats with laser eyes.
Kim Taylor Bennett
4.20.16
Art

Trip into a Dark Sci-Fi World in ‘Checkpoint Charlie’ [Premiere]

Filmmaker Craig Murray turns Ghost Against Ghost’s ethereal EP into a dark fantasy of fluid forms, fabric, and fantasia.
DJ Pangburn
3.30.16
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Max Richter's Been Given a Hellish Reworking by Scottish Post-Rock Gods Mogwai

You won't be sleeping with this one...
THUMP Staff
11.26.15
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